Cisco Router Software Connects Enterprises to the Cloud

As expected, Cisco in the week rolled out the Cloud Connected resolution, software for its ISR and ASR routers that is designed to enable enterprises to implement and access cloud networks and services.

Cloud Connected resolution conjointly includes a Cloud Services Router (CSR), a virtual router that lets enterprises extend their VPNs into the cloud. Cloud service suppliers can give CSR, that runs on a Cisco UCS server, as a “network-as-a-service” product, Cisco says. Continue reading “Cisco Router Software Connects Enterprises to the Cloud”

Cisco Changes Privacy Policy for Linksys Routers once Uproar

Cisco Systems said a privacy policy for the Cisco Connect Cloud service that alarmed some customers was a slip and has been removed.

The cloud service, that among alternative things permits users of some Wi-Fi home routers to manage their devices from off from home, went live last week and was included in an automatic firmware update to those routers. That brought a flood of complaints to on-line forums concerning each the firmware update and also the privacy document, that said Cisco may track and share info concerning customers’ web use and alternative information. Continue reading “Cisco Changes Privacy Policy for Linksys Routers once Uproar”

HP adds to its OpenFlow-enabled switch portfolio

OpenFlow is an emerging technology to help networking to be as agile as the rest of a virtualized environment. HP is one of a number of switch suppliers who are offering OpenFlow-based products. Forward and backward compatibility is one of HP’s differentiators.

HP recently launched three new members of their of OpenFlow-enabled network switches, the HP 3500, 5400 and 8200 series switches. HP’s Saar Gillai, Vice President, Advanced Technology Group, and Chief Technology Officer, HP Networking and Charles Clark, Distinguished Technologist, HP Networking took the time to discuss HP’s philosophy behind the company’s network switch portfolio. Continue reading “HP adds to its OpenFlow-enabled switch portfolio”

Configure Cisco routers to save core dumps

When you do, you will want to be prepared to save that critical router memory information in order to find out why the router crashed and prevent future crashes. To do this, you need to configure your router to store core dump information in the event of a crash.

Let’s find out what a core dump is, how it can help you, and how you can configure your router to store these important files for analysis. Continue reading “Configure Cisco routers to save core dumps”

Cisco ASR 1000 Series Route Processor(RP1)

The Cisco ASR 1000 Series Route Processor 1 (RP1) addresses the route-processing requirements of carrier-grade IP and Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) packet infrastructures. Not only does it provide advanced routing capabilities, but it also monitors and manages the other components in the Cisco ASR 1000 Series Aggregation Services Router. Continue reading “Cisco ASR 1000 Series Route Processor(RP1)”